Recent Publications (a selected list):


Wang, Z.Y., X.Y, Xie, J. Zhao, X.Y. Liu, W.Q. Feng, J.C. White and B. Xing. 2012. Xylem- and phloem-based transport of CuO nanoparticles in maize (Zea mays L.). Environ. Sci. Technol. 46(8): 4434-4441.

Guo, X.Y. X.L. Wang, X.Z. Zhou, X.Z. Kong, S. Tao and B.S. Xing. 2012. Sorption of four hydrophobic organic compounds by three chemically distinct polymers: Role of chemical and physical composition. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 7252-7259.

Zhao, J., Z.Y. Wang, H. Mashayekhi, P. Mayer, B. Chefetz and B.S. Xing. 2012. Pulmonary surfactant suppressed phenanthrene adsorption on carbon nanotubes through solubilization and competition as examined by passive dosing technique. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 5369-5377.

Atha, D.H., H.H. Wang, E.J. Petersen, D. Cleveland, R.D. Holbrook, P. Jaruga, M. Dizdaroglu, B.S. Xing and B.C. Nelson. 2012. Copper oxide nanoparticle mediated DNA damage in terrestrial plant models. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 1819-1827.

Zhu, Z.J., H.H. Wang, B. Yan, H. Zheng, Y. Jiang, O.R. Miranda, V.M. Rotello, B.S. Xing and R.W. Vachet. 2012. Effect of surface charge on the uptake and distribution of gold nanoparticles in four plant species. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 12391-12398.

De La Torre-Roche, R. J. Hawthorne, Y.Q. Deng, B.S. Xing, W. Cai, L.A. Newman, C. Wang, X. Ma and J.C. White. 2012. Fullerene-enhanced accumulation of p,p′-DDE in agricultural crop species. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 9315-9323.

Pan, B. and B. Xing. 2012. Applications and implications of manufactured nanoparticles in soils: a review. European Journal of Soil Science, 63, 437-456.

Zhou, Z.H., L. Shu, H.B. Zhao, X.Y. Guo, X.L. Wang, S. Tao and B.S. Xing. 2012. Suspending multi-walled carbon nanotubes by humic acids from a peat soil. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 3891-3897.

Sun, K. J. Jin, M. Keiluweit, M. Kleber, Z.Y. Wang, Z.Z. Pan and B.S. Xing. 2012. Polar and aliphatic domains regulate sorption of phthalic acid esters (PAEs) to biochars. Bioresour. Technol. 118(1): 110-127.

Deng, S.B., Q.Y. Zhang, Y. Nie, H.R. Wei, B. Wang, J. Huang, G. Yu and B.S. Xing. 2012. Sorption mechanisms of perfluorinated compounds on carbon nanotubes. Environ. Pollut. 168: 138-144.

Ni, J.Z., J.J. Pignatello and B.S. Xing. 2011. Adsorption of aromatic carboxylate ions to black carbon (biochar) is accompanied by proton exchange with water. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(21): 9240-9248.

Wang, X.L., L. Shu, Y.Q. Wang, B.B, Xu, Y.C. Bai, S. Tao and B.S. Xing. 2011. Sorption of peat humic acids to multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(21): 9276-9283.

Zhao, J., Z.Y. Wang, X.Y. Liu, X.Y. Xie, K. Zhang and B.S. Xing. 2011. Distribution of CuO nanoparticles in juvenile carp (Cyprinus carpio) and their potential toxicity. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 197: 304- 310.

Wang, Z.Y., J. Zhao, L. Song, H. Mashayekhi, B. Chefetz and B.S. Xing. 2011. Adsorption and desorption of phenanthrene on carbon nanotubes in simulated gastrointestinal fluids. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(14): 6018-6024.

Wang, Z.Y., J. Li, J. Zhao and B.S. Xing. 2011. Toxicity and internalization of CuO nanoparticles to prokaryotic alga Microcystis aeruginosa as affected by dissolved organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(14): 6032-6040.

Wang, X.L., X.Y. Guo, Y. Yang, S. Tao and B.S. Xing. 2011. Sorption mechanisms of phenanthrene, lindane, and atrazine with various humic acid fractions from a single soil sample. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45(6): 2124-2130.

Yang, Y. L. Shu, X.L. Wang, B.S. Xing and S. Tao. 2011. Impact of de-ashing humic acid and humin on organic matter structural properties and sorption mechanisms of phenanthrene. Environ. Sci. Technol. 45: 3996-4002.

Ghosh, S. W. Jiang, J.D. McClements and B.S. Xing. 2011. Colloidal stability of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles: Influence of natural organic matter and synthetic polyelectrolytes. Langmuir 27, 8036-8043.

Sun, K., M. Keiluweit, M. Kleber, Z.Z. Pan and B.S. Xing. 2011. Sorption of fluorinated herbicides to plant biomass-derived biochars as a function of molecular structure. Bioresour. Technol. 102(21): 9897-9903.

Sun, K., K. Ro, M.X. Guo, J. Novak, H. Mashayekhi and B.S. Xing. 2011. Sorption of bisphenol A, 17α-ethinyl estradiol and phenanthrene on thermally and hydrothermally produced biochars. Bioresour. Technol. 102: 5757-5763.

Yang K. and B.S. Xing. 2010. Adsorption of organic compounds by carbon nanomaterials in aqueous phase: Polanyi theory and its application. Chemical Review. 110(10): 5989-6008.

Wang, F., J. Yao, K. Sun and B.S. Xing. Adsorption of dialkyl phthalate esters on carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(18): 6985-6991.

Wang, Z.Y., Y.D. Yu, B. Pan and B.S. Xing. 2010. Norfloxacin sorption and its thermodynamics on surface-modified carbon nanotubes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44(3): 978-984.

Wang, X.L., Y. Liu, S. Tao and B.S. Xing. 2010. Relative importance of multiple mechanisms in sorption of organic compounds by multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Carbon, 48(13): 3721-3728.